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UNLV Dance Provides “” Together 7″” Oct. 19-20

UNLV Dance is happy to present its biennial concert commemorating the longstanding collaboration with Korea National Sport University (KNSU) – Together 7 – at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Judy Bayley Theatre. In 2006, UNLV Dance partnered with KNSU department of dance to produce Together, a concert of shared dance work. Over the past 12 years an additional 6 concerts developed.

The task enables 20 dance majors from KNSU to take a trip to Las Vegas, partner with UNLV Dance, and provide a show of dance operates at the Judy Bayley Theatre. While at UNLV, there is an exciting week of master classes and a possibility to see how the phenomenon of dance manifests itself in each country. When the show ends, the journey continues. Twenty UNLV Dance majors travel to Seoul, South Korea, and provide the performance again. They continue to experience the dance of Korea, and bask in its rich cultural offerings.

UNLV Dance has a long tradition of global travel that expands the visual lives of young artists and absolutely shows that artists are citizens of the world, that the world needs art, and that dance is a powerful language that goes beyond words and borders.

Together 7 features an exciting collective program of modern-day, jazz, ballet, and standard Korean dance with choreography by UNLV Dance faculty (Cathy Allen, Victoria Dale, Richard Havey, Louis Kavouras, and Dolly Kelepecz-Momot) and professors from KNSU (James Jeon, Kim Hyun Nam, and Baek Hyun Quickly). Together 7 will include a special efficiency by College of Fine Arts Dean Nancy J. Uscher of UNLV Dance composer Beth Mehocic’s “Interactions,” and lighting by brand-new UNLV Dance design expert Michael Jarett.

Tickets

Tickets to Together 7 are $18 and can be purchased through the Performing Arts Center ticket officeor by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787 ). Discounts are offered.

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UNLV Dance Announces 2018-19'' s “” A Season Together””.

The UNLV department of dance announces its 2018-19 performance season, “A Season Together.” It features 4 unique performances showcasing works created by UNLV dance faculty and BFA trainees, in addition to cooperations with numerous departments within the UNLV College of Art and a biennial global collaboration with Korea National Sport University (KNSU).

Together 7
Oct. 19-20

The season kicks off with “Together 7,” a biennial concert celebrating the longstanding collaboration between 2 fantastic organizations of dance. In 2006, UNLV dance partnered with KNSU department of dance to produce “Together,” a show of shared dance work. Over the previous 12 years, an extra six concerts developed. Come commemorate our seventh cooperation, “Together 7.”

The project permits 20 dance majors from KNSU to take a trip to Las Vegas, partner with UNLV dance and provide a performance of dance operates at the Judy Bayley Theatre. While at UNLV, there is an exciting week of master classes and a chance to see how the phenomenon of dance manifests itself in each nation. When the performance ends, the journey continues. Twenty UNLV dance majors will travel to Seoul, South Korea, and provide the concert once again; continue to experience the dance of Korea; and indulge in the abundant cultural offerings. UNLV dance has a long tradition of international travel that broadens the visual lives of young artists and absolutely shows that artists are citizens of the world, that the world needs art, and that dance is a powerful language that transcends words and borders.

“Together 7” features an exciting collaborative program of modern, jazz, ballet, and conventional Korean dance with choreography by UNLV dance faculty (Cathy Allen, Victoria Dale, Richard Havey, Louis Kavouras, and Dolly Kelepecz-Momot) and faculty from KNSU (James Jeon, Kim Hyun Nam, and Baek Hyun Soon). “Together 7” will include an unique performance by College of Fine Arts Dean Nancy Uscher of UNLV dance composer Beth Mehocic’s Interactions, and lighting by brand-new UNLV dance design specialist Michael Jarett.

Synchronicities
Nov. 15-18

November guarantees an interesting collection of dances from the bachelor of fine arts dance majors. “Synchronicities” presents these works in the Alta Ham Fine Arts Dance Studio One (HFA, Room 111). UNLV has been recognized by Backstage Magazine for its high-caliber choreography program.

Victoria Dale likewise will present an operate in this performance that will travel and represent UNLV at the International Association of Blacks in Dance International Conference in Dayton, Ohio, in January.

Collective Visions
March 1-2

UNLV dance has a deep respect for dance and design. The department of dance is the only dance department in the nation with a dedicated degree program in dance lighting, style, and phase management. “Collective Visions” is a concert where choreographers, visual artists, authors, and design artists work together to produce special dance environments and visual worlds.

Featuring choreography and style by UNLV’s award-winning faculty, Cathy Allen, Victoria Dale, Richard Havey, Michael Jarett, James Jeon, Beth Mehocic, Dolly Kelepecz-Momot, and Louis Kavouras, “Collective Visions” will be presented in the Judy Bayley Theatre.

Unified Motions
April 25-28

The season ends with “Unified Movements,” a collection of works choreographed by the bachelor of arts majors in dance efficiency and choreography. This show will be presented in the Alta Ham Fine Arts Dance Studio One (HFA, Space 111).

Season tickets are now on sale for $60 at the UNLV Carrying out Arts Center box office, located on the northeast end of school connected to the south face of the parking lot. Maps and directionsare readily available online. Private program tickets, available start Monday, Aug. 27, may be bought for $18 over the phone by calling (702) 895-ARTS (2787) or online at the PAC box office website.

Discount rate tickets are available to seniors, military members, all students, UNLV professors and personnel, and UNLV alumni. Marked down season tickets are $32 and individual performance tickets are offered for $10. Extra costs might apply.

UNLV Dance Presents “” In Stride' ' April 26-29

UNLV Dance presents its final performance of the season, “In Stride,” featuring work choreographed by the bachelor of fine arts majors in dance performance and choreography, at 7:30 p.m. April 26 – 28 and at 2:30 p.m. April 27 – 29 in Dance Studio Among the Alta Ham Fine Arts structure.

All seats are $18, with $10 tickets readily available for seniors, military, students, and UNLV faculty, personnel, and alumni. Tickets may be bought at the UNLV Performing Arts Center box office or by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787 ).

UNLV Dance Provides '' In Composition ' March 2 & & 3

The UNLV department of dance presents In Structure, a collaborative performance in between the department of dance and School of Music that produces an interesting program of new music and choreography. In Composition will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, and 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the Judy Bayley Theatre.

Act One features choreographer Dolly Kelepecz-Momot and author Diego Vega’s ballet partnership illustrating Latin music, culture, and dance, Mountains to Sea. The piece has four brief motions that deconstruct the conventional designs of music from Vega’s homeland of Columbia.

Choreographer Margot Mink Colbert and author Cynthia Wong contribute Three Brief Pieces, created through the exploration of motion motivated by the noise of the structure, therefore creating 2 parallel art kinds. The work was first choreographed for “Midsummer Night’s Dances,” a program carried out in Copenhagen, Denmark, in the summer season of 2017.

Completing the very first act is choreographer Richard Havey and composer Jennifer Bellor’s cooperation of Bellor’s music Chase Destiny from her album Stay. Bellor’s Stay was included on NewMusicBox’s staff chooses as displaying a “wonderful presentation of how to maintain a highly private compositional identity without having to take sanctuary in pre-post-genre musical silos.” (Frank J. Oteri, NewMusicBox). Chase The Stars is sung live by Bellor, with the rap voice of Rasar Amani.

Act 2 functions department of dance chair Louis Kavouras and music director/composer-in-residence Beth Mehocic. They have actually teamed up on a brand-new work entitled Resonant String, which develops a material of movement with diverse interactions that ups and downs from the voluminous field of area. Mehocic’s rating, Interactions for Viola and Manufactured Sounds, creates the acoustic background and environment for the choreography. Nancy Uscher, dean of the UNLV College of Fine Arts, performs viola on the piece.

Flight of an African Grey is by choreographer Vikki Baltimore-Dale and Beth Mehocic, choreographed to Picasso’s Flight for String Quartet by Mehocic. The music was influenced by Mehocic’s caged African grey parrot, Picasso, who sits in his cage and, Mehocic states, dreams about flying. “He does all these remarkable dives, turns, and balances in his cage, however when discharge, all he can do is flap his wings and slide to the flooring,” Mehocic said. “You can nearly notice Picasso’s imagine soaring in the clouds, and the sound effects in the strings provide the illusion of fluttering wings.”

Act 2 ends with a kind of “dance by opportunity” for choreographer Cathy Allen and author Charles Halka, who have actually participated in the imaginative procedure for Falling From The Curve. The music consists totally of noises from numerous things and instruments that Halka has actually gathered over the years. After seeing Allen’s work and participating in wedding rehearsals, he understood some of these sound combinations would fit perfectly. According to Halka, the long, continual consistencies, peaceful rustlings, layered textures, and jaggedly percussive bursts serve as a backdrop to the intimate, sometimes restrained, in some cases impulsive, and always perfectly shaped movement in Allen’s choreography.

All seats are $18, with $10 tickets available for senior citizens, military, students, UNLV professors, staff, and alumni. Tickets may be acquired at the UNLV Carrying out Arts Center ticket office at pac.unlv.edu or by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787 ).

Best Bets: Paul Anka, So You Think You Can Dance, the Emerge benefit show and more for your Las Vegas weekend

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Local soul vocalist Sabriel takes part in the Emerge benefit program at Brooklyn Bowl.

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. The Sun brought you some rich conversations this week with 2 of the super stars playing the Strip this weekend– Harry Connick Jr. and Joe Walsh– but those guys are simply a sample of what’s showing up in Las Vegas in the next few days.

PAUL ANKA The legendary entertainer– and the only artist with a song in Signboard’s Hot 100 in seven successive decades– is back at the Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall. He just recently told the South Bend Tribune that his earlier days in Vegas contributed to his development as a songwriter: “I started with Sophie Tucker at the Sahara Hotel in 1959. Then I was there with the Rat Load at the Sands (Hotel) in 1960. All of that gave me a various gravitas. Then composing things like ‘The Tonight Show’ style and (the theme for the1962 movie) ‘The Longest Day.’ The word was out that I had the legs to last if I worked at my craft.” Nov. 17, details at < a href=" https://www.thesmithcenter.com/event/an-evening-with-paul-anka-2/" target=" _blank

” > thesmithcenter.com. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE The current live tour version of the popular talent competitors show brings the leading 10 finalists from the 14th season to the Pearl at the Palms Friday night. Special visitors include all-stars Jasmine Harper, who’s worked with BeyoncĂ© and Taylor Swift, and Marko Germar, who’s seen stage time with Jennifer Lopez. Nov. 17, information at < a href="

http://www.palms.com/pearl-theater.html” target=” _ blank” > palms.com. DAVID SPADE & RAY ROMANO Of all the various checking out standups who move through the Terry Fator Theatre as part of the Mirage’s Aces of Funny series, the one-two punch of preferred TELEVISION funnymen Spade and Romano presents a special show experience. Get a double dose of laughs (and great deals of sarcasm) Friday and Saturday. Nov. 17-18, details at < a href="

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” > mirage.com. Related material EMERGE BENEFIT The first-year Emerge Effect + Music Conference was rescheduled from November to April, however the organizers are bringing a group of their up-and-coming artists– White Reaper, Mondo Cozmo and Grandson along with Las Vegas’ own Mike Xavier, B. Rose and Sabriel– to Brooklyn Bowl for a one-night mini-fest with profits going to the Las Vegas Victims Fund. November 18, info at < a href=" https://www.brooklynbowl.com/event/1585888-white-reaper-mondo-cozmo-las-vegas/" target=

_ blank “> brooklynbowl.com. BRUNCH TO BROADWAY Tony Award-nominated Las Vegas residents Robert Torti and DeLee Lively-Torti have dealt with a lot of stage and screen productions to count. They’re bringing their several years of experience to the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort for a Sunday matinee production packed with the most cherished Broadway songs carried out by Eric Jordan Young, Brandon Nix, Ashley Fuller and others backed by a five-piece band directed by Angela Chan. Nov. 19, details at stationcasinoslive.com.

So You Believe You can Dance lands at the Pearl

With a lot of talented dancers from a lot of artistic categories making Las Vegas their expert head office, it seems just natural for the 15-time Emmy Award-winning program So You Think You Can Dance to bring its live trip to town. The show’s leading 10 finalists from its 14th season remain in the middle of a 34-city run that takes the stage at the Pearl inside the Palms on November 17.

The theme for this year’s tour is “All the Right Relocations”– favorite routines from the TV season go back to join initial pieces produced solely for the live show. Accompanying the 10 finalists– Robert Green, Logan Hernandez, Lex Ishimoto, Koine Iwasaki, Dassy Lee, Kaylee Millis, KiKi Nyemchek, Taylor Sieve, Sydney Tormey and Mark Villaver– are SYTYCD all-stars Jasmine Harper and Marko Germar. Harper has actually carried out in BeyoncĂ©’s Lemonade, at the 87th yearly Academy Awards and alongside artists like Taylor Swift, Usher and Pitbull. Germar has actually gone on to perform in Grease Live, on Glee and with Jennifer Lopez.

It’s a sure thing that when this program moves from the little screen to the huge stage in a city developed on dance, it’ll be among the weekend’s most remarkable efficiencies. So You Think You Can Dance at the Pearl at the Palms, November 17.

UNLV Dance Showcases BFA Dance Majors with “” Between”” Nov. 16-19

UNLV Dance is proud to present “In Between,” an exciting collection of dances choreographed by dance majors,

Performances will be held in Alta Ham Fine Arts Dance Studio One, Rm. 111. at:

7:30 p.m. Nov. 16-18
2:30 p.m. Nov. 17-19

In addition, dance professor Victoria Dale will present a work that will represent UNLV at the International Association of Blacks in Dance International Conference, and artist-in-residence Kristine Keppel will present a contemporary dance work.

Tickets are $18 and can be acquired at pac.unlv.edu or by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787 ). Discounts are available.